Just so, how long does royal icing take to dry?
Once your royal icing has been piped on, you canset it out to dry. After just 15 to 30 minutes, it will forma thin crust on the surface, but it generally will stay wetunderneath for several hours. I usually set my cookies out (in asingle, flat layer, on parchment-lined baking sheets) overnight todry.
Besides, what is the consistency of royal icing?
Medium Royal Icing Consistency Medium royal is slightly thinner that pipingicing. Medium icing is such a gray area in theconsistency spectrum. The proper icing count for thisconsistency is really up to personal preference, so takesome time experimenting to determine what's right toyou.
If you want to make the frostingahead of time, store it in the fridge, in an airtight container,for up to 3-4 days. Before using, bring to room temperature and mixit up with a whisk or electric mixer.